This page refers to on-campus marketing. For off-campus marketing, please refer to the Off-Campus Branding Guidelines.
Determine what your message is, the best way to communicate it, and what action you desire your viewers to take when others receive the message.
These advertisements can be placed in the University's academic buildings. They can also be placed on pre-approved boards. They may be placed on departments' boards with permission. On poster boards maintained by University Relations, departments should not have more than two posters per hallway and are allowed a maximum of 30 posters per event or campaign on campus.
Remember that posters found in unapproved places will be taken down.
- Posters have very high visibility.
- Posters are relatively inexpensive.
- Posters can be strategically placed in order to capture the attention of particular target markets.
- Posters can capture the same person's attention multiple times if that person habitually passes the poster throughout the day/week. This ensures that the person will remember the poster's message and retain its information.
- Posters expire.
- Posters are a heavily used medium for advertising, which creates competition for your audience's attention.
- Posters can only be placed in specific, pre-approved locations throughout campus.
- Posters provide only a limited amount of space for content.
Estimated Cost (verify prices with the vendor before ordering):
- $1.15 per poster
Acquire University approval and the verification stamp (if needed) before publishing.
Approvals and their digital display stamps are usually valid for only a semester and apply only to the submitted marketing material. Please use Design Conductor to get create your poster and to get approval.
- PDF of your poster.
- Number of posters you plan to print.
- Where you will be placing them (for Academic Buildings, please list the buildings where you plan to place your posters).
- Image sources for copyright purposes.
You may print your posters as soon as you receive approval and the digital display stamp. Departments are allowed a maximun of 30 posters per event or campaign and only two per hallway. If you have received approval, but have forgotten to place the stamp, you may come to the Advertising & Marketing office to receive a physical stamp.
Print or export your media, and distribute your message through official BYU-Idaho marketing channels.
- Place the display stamp on your posters before printing. Place the display stamp in the lower right corner of the poster. You may print your posters as soon as you receive approval and the digital stamp.
- If you have received approval but have forgotten to place the display stamp, you may come to the Advertising & Marketing office to receive a physical stamp.
- Only print a maximum of 30 posters per event or campaign. A single campaign or event should not have more than two posters per hallway or poster board area.
- Remove posters once the stamped date has passed. Please do not place posters inside classrooms and do not tape posters to walls or doors.
- Posters should not be placed covering others. You are also not allowed to remove other posters.
- Use only push pins. Do not use staples, tape, paperclips, or other methods on bulletin boards.
- Posters can not have content added to them after they have been approved. Posters must be flat against the bulletin board.
- Use only approved poster bulletin boards and do not tape or adhere posters to walls, doors, or other unapproved locations.
Place media in any of the following designated buildings:
- Austin: First floor bulletin board.
- Benson: Bulletin board on second floor.
- Clarke: Bulletin boards on all three floors.
- Hart: Bulletin board in east hall, second floor.
- Kimball: Use of Kimball bulletin boards requires permission from the adjacent offices.
- Kirkham: Bulletin boards at south entrance, first and second floor in west hallway.
- Manwaring Center: Bulletin boards on Mall and Testing Center.
- McKay Library: Requires approval from the library Administrative office.
- Ricks: Use of Rick's bulletin boards requires permission from the adjacent offices.
- Romney: Some open bulletin boards on first and second floors.
- Smith: Use of Smith bulletin boards requires permission from the adjacent offices.
- Snow: Use of Snow bulletin boards requires permission from the adjacent offices.
- Spori: Bulletin boards in south entrance and stairways.
- Taylor: Bulletin boards on first floor.